Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
wheel, ring, circle, link, loop, counter for wheels and flowers
Kun:
On:
リン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
693 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 輪 【リン】 counter for wheels and flowers
  • 輪郭 【リンカク】 contour, outline, border, silhouette, summary, outline, sketch, looks, features, appearance
  • 五輪 【ゴリン】 Olympic Games, Olympics, Olympic rings
  • 年輪 【ネンリン】 annual tree ring, growth ring, experience in life

Kun reading compounds

  • 輪 【わ】 ring, circle, loop, hoop, wheel, circle (e.g. of friends), planetary ring
  • 輪ゴム 【わゴム】 rubber band, elastic band
  • 埴輪 【はにわ】 haniwa, hollow unglazed terracotta figure from the Kofun period
  • 後輪 【こうりん】 rear wheel, cantle

Readings

Japanese names:
なわ、 も
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lun2
Korean:
ryun

Spanish

  • rueda
  • anillo
  • círculo
  • eslabón
  • contador de flores
  • aro

Portuguese

  • roda
  • argola
  • círculo
  • elo
  • laço
  • comtador para rodas e flores

French

  • roue
  • anneau
  • cercle
  • maillon
  • boucle
  • compteur de roues ou fleurs
533 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
631 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
601 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
959 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4630 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
846 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
942 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2316 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1164 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1221 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
498 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1781 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1999 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1067 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1436 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1839 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38400 Morohashi
1589 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5973 New Nelson (John Haig)
1822 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1963 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
630 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1553 2001 Kanji
7c8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-8 SKIP code
5802.7 Four corner code
1-46-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8f2a Unicode hex code

11 strokes (also 10)
Radical:
town (阝 right) 邑 (阝)
Parts:
enclosure, quarters, fortification, red-light district
Kun:
くるわ
On:
カク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1670 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 廓 【クルワ】 district, quarter, enclosure, area enclosed by earthwork, red-light district, wide and empty
  • 廓清 【カクセイ】 purification, cleaning up, purging
  • 外郭 【ガイカク】 outer wall (e.g. castle), outer block (enclosure), outline, contour
  • 遊郭 【ユウカク】 (licensed) red light district

Kun reading compounds

  • 廓 【くるわ】 district, quarter, enclosure, area enclosed by earthwork, red-light district, wide and empty
  • 郭言葉 【くるわことば】 sociolect or secret language used by prostitutes in red-light districts (Edo period), vulgar words used by prostitutes (Edo period)

Readings

Japanese names:
ひろ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guo1
Korean:
gwag

Spanish

  • cerco
  • recinto
  • fortificación

Portuguese

  • cercado
  • quarteirão
  • fortificação
  • bairro das prostitutas

French

  • enceinte
  • quartiers
  • fortifications
  • quartier chaud
1076 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1770 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4765 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1793 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1829 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1417 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1673 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1788 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1773 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
759 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2112 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1100 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1499 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1859 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39474 Morohashi
1678 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6144 New Nelson (John Haig)
1842 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1985 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1492 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
444 2001 Kanji
2d7.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-3 SKIP code
1-8-2 SKIP code
1-7-2 SKIP code
1-7-3 SKIP code
0742.7 Four corner code
1-19-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
90ed Unicode hex code